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Tamil Canadians protest Sri Lankan President’s attendance at Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

6 June, 2012 - 3:09 pm in Politics, World

TORONTO – Tamil Canadians will be protesting the attendance of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse at the British Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. The invitation of the Sri Lankan President to such celebrations - amidst persistent allegations against…

Speaker Lead Pacific Political Leaders delegation to China

24 May, 2012 - 6:35 pm in Local News, Politics, Traffic, World

Story and Photos by Apulu Lance Polu BEIJING: 25 May 2012: Samoa’s Speaker of Parliament, La’auli Leuatuea Schmidt is leading a delegation of political…

Lano village dancers ill-treatment in American Samoa denied

1 May, 2012 - 4:42 pm in Local News, World

APIA: The Land and Titles Court decision on Lano village's case, is cited as the reason why the villages dancers and entertainers ran into difficulties…

Fijian Community in Samoa rallies together for flood victims

16 April, 2012 - 11:39 pm in World

By Seema Deo FIJI: The Fijian Community and Friends in Samoa held a flood appeal on Saturday afternoon 14th April at the Alafua Campus. The Fijian Community acknowledges the support from individuals and organizations that enabled the raising of WST9120.00.…

The Pacific Health Crisis

14 September, 2011 - 2:31 pm in Health, World

NOUMEA: 14 September 2011 − An epidemic of chronic lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, heart failure and cancer is undermining economic development and has placed the region in ‘an NCD crisis’, Pacific Islands Forum leaders have declared. At their meeting…